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Overview

School District NameHamden School District
School District Websitehttp://www.hamden.org
School District Phone Number(203) 407-2000
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (CT)
# of Schools10 Schools1,031 Schools
# of Students5,066 Students519,710 Students
# of Teachers420 Teachers42,535 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1

District Comparison

  • Hamden School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 198 school districts in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 87% has increased from 85% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (CT)
Overall Testing Rank#142 out of 201 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Hamden   School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Hamden   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of CT by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
57%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Hamden   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of CT by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
87%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Hamden   School District and public school graduation rate of CT by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.730.64
# of American Indian Students8 Students1,370 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students408 Students27,001 Students
% Asian Students
8%
5%
# of Hispanic Students1,013 Students127,615 Students
% Hispanic Students
20%
25%
# of Black Students1,444 Students65,686 Students
% Black Students
29%
13%
# of White Students1,921 Students280,407 Students
% White Students
38%
54%
# of Hawaiian Students3 Students640 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students269 Students16,991 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
3%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:7714,219
# of Students in Kindergarten:35835,941
# of Students in 1st Grade:33336,485
# of Students in 2nd Grade:35636,471
# of Students in 3rd Grade:39337,688
# of Students in 4th Grade:38738,546
# of Students in 5th Grade:38839,829
# of Students in 6th Grade:39839,247
# of Students in 7th Grade:46039,751
# of Students in 8th Grade:42039,847
# of Students in 9th Grade:37042,608
# of Students in 10th Grade:36940,348
# of Students in 11th Grade:35839,804
# of Students in 12th Grade:39938,926
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $28,369 is higher than the state median of $22,339. The school district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $27,993 is higher than the state median of $20,069. The school district spending/student has grown by 9% over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (CT)
Total Revenue$144 MM$33 MM
This chart display total revenue of Hamden   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$142 MM$30 MM
This chart display total spending of Hamden   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$28,369$22,339
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Hamden   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$27,993$20,069
This chart display average spending per public school student in Hamden   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Hamden School District Public Schools (2020-21)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • West Woods School Math: 68% | Reading: 75%
    Rank:
    8/
    10
    , Top 30%
    350 West Todd St.
    Hamden, CT 06518
    (203) 407-2050

    Grades: K-6 | 344 students
  • Spring Glen School Math: 64% | Reading: 74%
    Rank:
    8/
    10
    , Top 30%
    1908 Whitney Ave.
    Hamden, CT 06517
    (203) 407-2045

    Grades: K-6 | 435 students
  • Bear Path School Math: 66% | Reading: 63%
    Rank:
    7/
    10
    , Top 50%
    10 Kirk Rd.
    Hamden, CT 06514
    (203) 407-2015

    Grades: K-6 | 421 students
  • Hamden High School Math: 30% | Reading: 58%
    Rank:
    4/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    2040 Dixwell Ave.
    Hamden, CT 06514
    (203) 407-2040

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,496 student
  • Dunbar Hill School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank:
    4/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    315 Lane St.
    Hamden, CT 06514
    (203) 407-2025

    Grades: PK-6 | 254 students
  • Shepherd Glen School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank:
    4/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    1 Skiff St. Ext.
    Hamden, CT 06514
    (203) 407-2070

    Grades: K-6 | 302 students
  • Ridge Hill School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 47%
    Rank:
    3/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    120 Carew Rd.
    Hamden, CT 06517
    (203) 407-2035

    Grades: K-6 | 319 students
  • Hamden Middle School Math: 34% | Reading: 45%
    Rank:
    3/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    2623 Dixwell Ave.
    Hamden, CT 06518
    (203) 407-3140

    Grades: 7-8 | 880 students
  • Helen Street School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank:
    3/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    285 Helen St.
    Hamden, CT 06514
    (203) 407-2030

    Grades: PK-6 | 315 students
  • Church Street School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank:
    2/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    95 Church St.
    Hamden, CT 06514
    (203) 407-2020

    Grades: PK-6 | 300 students
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